Azerbaijan increases gas export to Turkey
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 1
By Nargiz Ismayilova - Trend:
The volume of gas export from Azerbaijan to Turkey exceeded 859.7 million cubic meters in February 2020, which is 20.5 percent more compared to February 2019, Trend reports citing the report of the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK).
This indicator was 683.2 million cubic meters in February 2019.
In total, the share of Azerbaijan in gas import of Turkey equaled to 16.34 percent in February 2020, which is 0.36 percent more compared to the same month of 2019, said the report.
According to EPDK, the total volume of Turkey’s natural gas import exceeded 5.2 billion cubic meters in the reporting month, showing an increase of 19.2 percent compared to the figure for the same month of 2019, which was 4.2 billion cubic meters.
Turkey imports gas from Azerbaijan via the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum). Turkey has a contract for the annual purchase of 6.6 billion cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas condensate field.
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